I'm not usually one to post breaking news, especially when I'm out of town (and I'm way out---with limited Interwebs access). But I just happened to catch this at Metroblogging LA (thanks David) and thought I'd post in case you hadn't heard...Blair HS is in lockdown due to reports of a gun on campus.Here's the… Continue reading Blair HS, Pasadena
I'd never really heard of the Visual Artists Guild until the summer of 2007, when reps showed up at Pasadena City Council meetings to protest the Beijing Olympics float in the Rose Parade. I just got an e-mail from Ann Lau telling me that I won the photo contest. I think the t-shirt looks great… Continue reading Visual Artists Guild
Angeles Crest Highway, 38 miles north of Angeles Forest Highway. Photo courtesy of The Scout. Did you see Marion Cotillard's Oscar acceptance speech? I think some of the angels she was referring to live here.
The City of Pasadena's Youth Development and Violence Prevention Committee has wisely morphed its name into something other than YAC. I haven't been attending the meetings, but I have watched a few on dear old K-PAS 55. The YD&VPC is meeting tonight, but I have a conflict so I won't be there. Five months into… Continue reading YD&VPC: I’m Just Sayin’…
The Tuesday morning after a three-day weekend is just a Tuesday hiding in Monday's clothing. I don't know about you, but all week long I'll be confused about what day it is. I will be inconsistently incorrect---sometimes a day late, sometimes a day early. If you see me on Thursday, I will swear to you… Continue reading Die Tuesday Morgan Blaus
It's easy. Stand at a bus stop. People who know you will drive right past you. They don't expect to see you at a bus stop, so they don't. Here's the view from one of my bus stops (on Lincoln Avenue). Now that I've been riding the bus a bit more, I notice the sound… Continue reading How to be Invisible
I have unabashed love and enthusiasm for music. I have unabashed love and enthusiasm for Was (Not Was). Who was the chick dancing by herself at the concert? Moi, of course. Join me people, join me. This stuff is too good to miss. Lovely review by Ann Powers of the concert in today's Los Angeles… Continue reading Was (Not Was) 2